kate5kiwis: eleven o'clock. tick tock.


“If you were all alone in the universe with no one to talk to, no one with which to share the beauty of the stars, to laugh with, to touch, what would be your purpose in life? It is other life, it is love, which gives your life meaning. This is harmony. We must discover the joy of each other, the joy of challenge, the joy of growth.” — Mitsugi Saotome

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

eleven o'clock. tick tock.

So, Hubby and I were lying in bed last night, watching Fantastic Four, as recommended by some of his students (*naff* movie, don’t bother) and the phone rang….

It was the fabulous Hogman, 100 metres from the front of stage at U2’s vertigo concert in Sydney!!!!!

Talking was nigh impossible, so a series of texts ensued:

It may be too late to call u when they come on but if you want a call during a song lemme know :)

The mexican waves have started

I will call you when they first come on but don’t expect a conversation :)

And then.. the phone rang:
screaming crowd. electric guitar.
Bono, live.

The more you see the less you know
The less you find out as you go
I knew much more then than I do now

Neon heart day-glow eyes
A city lit by fireflies
They're advertising in the skies
For people like us

And I miss you when you're not around
I'm getting ready to leave the ground

Oh you look so beautiful tonight
In the city of blinding lights..

What a huge buzz. We missed out on tickets to the NZ concert in a week and a half. But hey,
now we’ve been at a concert in Sydney!!!

The songs are in our eyes, we see them when we smile..
Thanks, mate!!


Blogger sweetpea said...

ooooh, that's so cool.

9:45 AM  
Blogger twinmomplusone said...

Saw U2 on their Vertigo tour here in Canada. I was about 10 people away from the stage.

It. Was. Awesome. Will NEVER forget taht night. What energy. aND I felt 18 :)

11:05 AM  
Anonymous Hogman said...

Thanks Kate
That was lovely to read this morning as my day started. There is no doubt that they are a force for good in the world. It was a great experience taking D. and reflecting that about 15 years back or more I was seeing them in Auckland. Its a real tribute to a band to be able to carry several generations of fans and still remain on the cutting EDGE
Seeya soon
Love x

11:21 AM  
Blogger Marie N. said...

oooh how fun!

Where will you be "attending" next?

12:51 PM  
Blogger Emily said...

Well I hate to be the sour grape but I don't like U2... lol... but thats cool that you got to listen to one of your favorite bands ^_^ Even if it was over the phone, I havent even done that, lol...

1:45 AM  
Blogger kate5kiwis said...

OMG em
first james blunt, and now U2
*kate scraps herself up off the floor*
can we still be friends???
:o) lol xx

6:13 PM  
Blogger Emily said...

u2 and mr. blunt just arent my style i guess. :P

but sure xP

3:33 AM  
Blogger BeachMama said...

ACK!! It has been almost a year since our concert here and I still have the recording on our answering machine! It was truly the best concert I have ever seen.

2:31 AM  

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